Information overload is a major issue for every new hobby, with people bombarding you with recommendations and suggestions left and right. While everybody has positive intentions, it can be very daunting and frightening at times. We agree that the radio control activity is one of the best in the world, attracting some of the strongest and most imaginative and talented individuals you would ever encounter.
We created this list, 5 Things To Know Before You Are In The World Of Radio Control Cars, a perfect read for someone new to our hobby and has some tips for experts.
1. Take Note! The RC Activity Is Not The Same As Toys.
Someone unfamiliar with the RC hobby is likely to treat it as “a kind of toy.” That is not the case. The main difference between an RC hobby and a robot is that a toy is disposable, while remotely activated models can be modified and fixed if they break down. The RC vehicle is scaled down to the size of a real car, and its construction is almost similar to that of a real car. As a result, many associated shops and factories specialize in manufacturing and supplying various parts for Radio-controlled models. The sector has seen significant growth in recent years.
However, once a toy is broken, it is discarded without thought since it is only a toy of a basic nature that cannot be fixed.
Furthermore, it is preferable to be mindful of the protection of your Radio controlled vehicles. If you continue to treat it as if it were a doll, you would be in grave danger. Overcharging an RC hobby battery, for example, can quickly result in electrolyte decomposition, a violent reaction within the battery, a sudden increase in internal pressure, and a failure of the battery due to the chemical properties of Li-polymer batteries. As a result, protection should be prioritized.
2. There Are Additional Costs.
So you purchased the first RC car or aircraft. The package states that it has everything that you need, so you should be good to go, right? Or a nutshell, yes and no. All-inclusive kits also have low-cost parts that can get you up and going but aren’t always suitable if you want to last. If batteries power the car, you may want to have an extra pack on hand or a stronger adapter to charge the batteries quicker. Allow some space for high-quality equipment as well; they can pay for themselves in the long run by not causing damage to the screws and other pieces (and less irritation = a better experience).
3. Is It Better To Go Electric Or Nitro?
Electric and nitro power systems are the two most common types of radio control vehicle power systems. Electric cars are more suited to beginners than nitro cars because they are cheaper to drive and need less maintenance. The car is going ahead as long as you place a battery in it and then switching on the radio and car switches. Nitro vehicles are more complex in that you must consider the fuel types, tuning, and glow plug.
4. Don’t Forget About Routine Maintenance And Repair.
Yes, this is very important. When you immerse yourself in the world of R/C, you will become addicted to its appeal, and your RC vehicle will become your best friend, bringing you daily RC fun and a new way of life. If you expect your RC companion to follow you for a long time, it is critical to sustaining it daily to prolong the lifespan of radio control. If your short course truck gets stuck on a slick track, you must check and clean it.
5. Don’t Be Constrained By The Surroundings.
There is fun to be had with radio control no matter what area or place you live in. If you find yourself in the concrete jungle of an urban world, don’t feel confined. There are also clubs that race indoors, go drifting or hang out outdoors. There are micro vehicles that can be used indoors, including in small dwellings, in any manner, whether it is surface or air. I sometimes take out some of my mini drones and fly them around my tiny office to relax and have some fun. We have also seen people create elaborate obstacle courses out of ordinary things to race their micro rock crawlers. They even have micro boats if you want to get soaked and use the surrounding stream; the possibilities are infinite!
Fundemonium & Radio-controlled Cars: An Unforgettable Combination.
Fundemonium is more than a toy, sport, and game store; it is a family-friendly environment where families and hobby lovers of all ages can gather and play.
At Fundemonium, we have a healthy and enjoyable environment in which adults and children of all ages can have imaginative fun, as well as a large array of toys, sports, and hobbies for the whole family, and a knowledgeable and friendly staff dedicated to assisting you in having fun.
We do our best to respond to questions about remote control cars (and other toys!) via our website as soon as possible, but you can also get an answer by contacting us directly.